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Delayed Leadership for Five Seasons Class Project Still Has a Big Impact on Local Nonprofit

Economic Alliance | Aug 25, 2020

​The Leadership for Five Seasons (LFS) Adult Class of 2020 finished with an unusual end to the experience on Friday, July 26 - s… Read More

Monumental Mural Brings More Vibrancy to Kingston Village's Rowell Building

Economic Alliance | Aug 25, 2020

​A new mural is set to be completed later this month in Kingston Village on the east facade of the Rowell building at 1020 Third… Read More

MedQuarter's Faith & Medicine Task Force Joines Local Forces Around Mental Illness Awareness for Virtual Education Series

Economic Alliance | Aug 25, 2020

​The MedQuarter Regional Medical District’s Faith and Medicine Task Force is teaming up on a community initiative around mental … Read More

ICR IOWA Partners with ACT on Social and Emotional Learning Assessment Pilot for Local Schools

Economic Alliance | Aug 25, 2020

​Social and emotional learning skills and character strengths play a key role in achieving success in school and in life. Additi… Read More

New App Will Give Incentives For CHampioning and Protecting Downtown Businesses

Clarissa Koch | Aug 25, 2020

​As the coronavirus pandemic threat continues to impact local businesses, the Downtown Self-Supported Municipal Improvement Dist… Read More

Rally Your Business with Tools, Services, and Resources

Economic Alliance | Aug 25, 2020

​The Economic Alliance supports member businesses with an in-person Business Support program led by an industry expert each mont… Read More

Regional Business Attraction Grows Economy Amidst Pandemic

Economic Alliance | Aug 25, 2020

​Business attraction and prospecting continues to be an important aspect of the Economic Alliance’s Economic Development work to… Read More

Urban and Rural Alignment in Public Policy

Economic Alliance | Aug 25, 2020

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance focuses on the growth of our region. We work with our members and partners to prioriti… Read More
Category: Public Policy
Tags : Public Policy

Young Professional Recruitment and Retention Keeps Talent Local

Clarissa Koch | Jul 30, 2020

​Even with an ever-shifting job environment, the importance of continuing to build a pipeline of young talent remains vitally im… Read More

Destination Attraction Project Forges Ahead at First & First West Development Site

Economic Alliance | Jul 30, 2020

​Word that developers are ready to forge ahead with grand plans for a signature site in Downtown Cedar Rapids comes at an import… Read More

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